Now that the autumnal weather is approaching the Longreach clients have put away their camping gear, and pulled out their walking boots for more weather appropriate excursions. A first for many was experiencing the countryside on day trips out to Mount Edgecombe and Langaford Farm. Being able to take in the scenery, animals and the fresh country air. Another first was a day trip to Looe where the clients were able to buy buckets and bait so they could experience crab fishing, and walk along the beach with the sand between their toes.
These trips prove to be therapeutically instrumental towards a clients recovery. as they are able to get out of their old habits and routines, and this gives them the opportunity to process their feelings in a calm environment whilst taking part in fun activities. Extra mural activities prove to be both physically and mentally beneficial, for sleep deprivation, providing regular exercise, being an outlet for depression and anxiety, building team skills and self confidence,
The Sunflower Recovery Project is now operational, after receiving a generous grant from the Big Lottery Fund.... Read more
Broadreach working with Plymouth University
Broadreach are continuing to make links with Plymouth University, to develop research relating to functional imagery training.... Read more
Now that the autumnal weather is approaching the Longreach clients have put away their camping gear, and pulled out their walking boots for more weather appropriate excursions.... Read more
Introducing Equine Assisted Therapy
Broadreach staff have started making connections with Ivybridge Donkey Sanctuary, looking at Equine Assisted Therapy; so far the staff have been training in the field, and are looking at taking clients out to experience some equine assisted therapy in September/October time.... Read more